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Assuring Quality in Online Education: Practices and Processes at the Teaching, Resource, and Program Levels

Assuring Quality in Online Education: Practices and Processes at the Teaching, Resource, and Program Levels

by Kay Shattuck


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781579228712
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 12/28/2013
Series: Online Learning and Distance Education Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 318
Sales rank: 1,155,885
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Kay Shattuck is Director of Research at Quality Matters and Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University College of Education.

Table of Contents

Foreword – Michael Grahame Moore


Part One: Overview and Implications of Practices and Processes for Assuring Quality
Chapter 1: Stakeholders of Quality Assurance in Online Education: Inputs and Outputs – Deborah Adair and Sebastián Díaz
Chapter 2: Cost, Access, and Quality: Breaking the Iron Triangle Through Disruptive Technology-Based Innovations – Stella C. S. Porto
Chapter 3: The Sloan Consortium Pillars and Quality Scorecard – Janet C. Moore and Kaye Shelton
Chapter 4: K–12 Online Learning: Recommendations for Assuring Quality – Susan Patrick, Matthew Wicks, and Allison Powell
Chapter 5: Progress Toward Transparency and Quality Assurance – Cali Morrison, Karen Paulson, and Russell Poulin

Part Two: Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement at the Course Design and Teaching Levels
Chapter 6: A Process to Improve Course Design: A Key Variable in Course Quality – Deborah Adair
Chapter 7: A Model for Determining the Effectiveness and Impact of Faculty Professional Development – Lawrence C. Ragan and Carol Anne McQuiggan
Chapter 8: The Power of a Collaborative, Collegial Approach to Improving Online Teaching and Learning – Leonard Bogle, Scott Day, Daniel Matthews, and Karen Swan
Chapter 9: Engaging Online Faculty and Administrators in the Assessment Process – Jennifer Stephens-Helm, Karan Powell, and Julie Atwood
Chapter 10: Disability and Accessibility: Proactive Strategies to Improve Quality – Barbara A. Frey and Lorna R. Kearns
Chapter 11: Assuring Quality for an Expanding Population of Culturally Diverse Students – Kay Shattuck, Jennifer A. Linder-VanBerschot, Janice Maloney High, Carrie Main, Li Wang, and David Black

Part Three: Processes for Assuring Quality at Resource and Program Levels
Chapter 12: Ethics Matters: Assuring Quality at the Academic Program Level – Melody M. Thompson and Gary W. Kuhne
Chapter 13: Academic Advising: A Link to a Quality Experience for Students – Heather L. Chakiris
Chapter 14: Learning Analytics: A Tool for Quality Assurance – Phil Ice, Melissa Layne, and Wallace Boston
Chapter 15: Using Principles of Knowledge Management for Educational Quality Assurance – Sebastián Díaz, Wallace Boston, Melissa Layne, and Phil Ice
Chapter 16: An Adaptive Model for Calculating Contact Hours in Distance-Education Courses – Karan Powell, Jennifer Stephens-Helm, Melissa Layne, and Phil Ice
Chapter 17: The Role and Realities of Accreditation: A Practical Guide for Programs and Institutions Preparing for an Accreditation Visit – Susan Biro, Christine Mullins, and Jean Runyon

Part Four: Final Thoughts
Chapter 18: Saying “Quality Assurance” When We Mean Something Else – Julie Porosky Hamlin
Chapter 19: Bumblebees Can’t Fly! – John Sener

Chapter Reflection Questions

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